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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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New York, NY

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Westwood One

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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

Language:

English


Episodes

"Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Egyptian anchor. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres @ThadMcCotter

2/24/2020
Photo: Replica of a ship that may have been similar to the sort whose ancient stone anchor has just been found. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow "Indiana" Hoenlein and the Lost Egyptian anchor. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres .. .. .. *Permissions: ספינת הרפליקה של הספינה העתיקה במעגן מיכאל בהפלגה ראשונה במפרץ חיפה . Date | 28 December 2016, 12:16:35 Source | אלכס יפרמוב חיפה Author | אלכס יפרמוב חיפה Permission (Reusing this...

Duration:00:09:50

The attack tunnels of Lebanon. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter

2/24/2020
Photo: Smuggling tunnel in Rafah, 2009: extremely primitive compared to what has just been found on the Lebanon-Israel border http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The attack tunnels of Lebanon. Malcolm Hoenlein @Conf_of_pres@ThadMcCotter .. *Permissions: | Description | English: Smuggling Tunnel, Rafah, Gaza Strip | Date | 2009 Source | https://www.flickr.com/photos/anarkistix/3464809713 | Author | Marius Arnesen Licensing: This...

Duration:00:13:03

The dangers of an uneducated young electorate. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

2/24/2020
Photo: Hercules (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hercules) Protects Painting from Ignorance and Envy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Envy) by Andries Cornelis Lens (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andries_Cornelis_Lens) (1739–1822) http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow The dangers of an uneducated young electorate. @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

Duration:00:14:17

What can Bloomberg say to stop Bernie? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

2/24/2020
Image: Bernie is the mirror-image of Trump http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow What can Bloomberg say to stop Bernie? @DavidMDrucker @JohnFund @ThadMcCotter

Duration:00:07:12

Hong Kong demands Aussie journalist’s password; fails. @Michael_Yon

2/24/2020
Image: ". . . when one police officer was infected, some insurgents went to his Mong Kok station house and drank Champagne and Corona beer." D: Michael Yon, East Asia reporter now in Chang Mai, in re: Thailand also is covering up the numbers of those afflicted with Covid-19. Hong Kong visitors are much focussed on buying enough (or perhaps too much) toilet paper. Abuse there by the Carrie Lam administration. Weeks ago, a taxi driver with zero connection to Mainland was positive for the...

Duration:00:09:49

Standing Committee political hacks disdain protecting Chinese people. @GordonGChang

2/24/2020
Image: Great Hall of the People, where the Chinese National People's Congress convenes Production in China: sending people back to work early will prolong the epidemic. Xi admits an obvious failure of governance. On the day after our broadcast on the flu, a Standing Committee meeting that didn’t even mention the virus at all. Party unwilling to talk about it—Communist Party secrecy. Not a positive, Xi Jinping will face a lot of problems in the future. His number one priority is to control...

Duration:00:13:49

State Dept grovels: “reduction in violence” in Afghanistan. Tom Joscelyn @thomasjoscelyn ; @BillRoggio

2/24/2020
Image: Old State Department building in Washington, D.C. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington,_D.C.) , c. 1865 Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal and FDD; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: AQAP. Knuckled under to accept this “Reduction in violence,” a State Dept trope: meaningless. Taliban say they’d quit doing major attacks or killing too many Americans at once, No extant metric to measure. Frankly, you either have a cease-fire, or don’t. Taliban refused a cease-fire, so...

Duration:00:06:28

New York Times honors Taliban. Tom Joscelyn @thomasjoscelyn ; @BillRoggio

2/24/2020
Image: New York Times honors Taliban. Tom Joscelyn @thomasjoscelyn ; @BillRoggio Tom Joscelyn, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies; & Senior Editor for FDD's Long War Journal; and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal and FDD; in re: Sirajuddin Haqqani: father and relatives are notorious in Taliban and al Qaeda. New York Times published an op-ed by him; it’s almost certainly disinformation. He blames the US for 9/11, for the Afghan fighting, and everything that’s occurred since...

Duration:00:15:19

4/4 All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, by John Taliaferro. Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook–Unabridged

2/24/2020
Image: Political cartoon on the Perdicaris affair (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ion_Perdicaris) All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, by John Taliaferro (https://www.amazon.com/John-Taliaferro/e/B001JRZGYI/ref=dp_byline_cont_audible_1) . Joe Barrett (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Joe+Barrett) (Narrator), Audible Studios...

Duration:00:08:05

3/4 All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, by John Taliaferro. Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook–Unabridged

2/24/2020
Image: Caricature of Hay in Vanity Fair (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanity_Fair_(British_magazine)) 1897 All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, by John Taliaferro (https://www.amazon.com/John-Taliaferro/e/B001JRZGYI/ref=dp_byline_cont_audible_1) . Joe Barrett (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Joe+Barrett) (Narrator), Audible Studios...

Duration:00:16:03

2/4 All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, by John Taliaferro. Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook–Unabridged

2/24/2020
Image: "Putting his foot down" Uncle Sam in 1899 demands Open Door while major powers plan to cut up China for themselves; Germany, Italy, England, Austria, Russia & France are represented by Wilhelm II, Umberto I, John Bull, Franz Joseph I (in rear), Uncle Sam, Nicholas II, and Emile Loubet. Punch (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punch_(magazine)) (London) Aug 23, 1899 by J. S. Pughe (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._S._Pughe) All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to...

Duration:00:08:20

1/4 All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, by John Taliaferro. Joe Barrett (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) Audible Audiobook–Unabridged

2/24/2020
Image: John Hay in portrait by John Singer Sargent All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, by John Taliaferro (https://www.amazon.com/John-Taliaferro/e/B001JRZGYI/ref=dp_byline_cont_audible_1) . Joe Barrett (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Joe+Barrett) (Narrator), Audible Studios (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_3?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Audible+Studios)...

Duration:00:12:33

4/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (@RobertSelfNotes)

2/24/2020
Image: Levitating the Pentagon by prayer and will: Members of the military police keep back protesters during their sit-in at the Pentagon. (U.S. Military/NARA/Wikimedia Commons) All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist...

Duration:00:08:42

3/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (@RobertSelfNotes)

2/24/2020
Image: Phyllis Schlafly with Ronald Reagan in 1987 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist working-class families. In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan declared the GOP the party of "family values" and promised to keep government...

Duration:00:14:34

2/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (@RobertSelfNotes)

2/24/2020
Image: Shirley Chisholm (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shirley_Chisholm) , future member of the U.S. House of Representatives (D-NY), announcing her candidacy. All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist working-class...

Duration:00:10:22

1/4 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self

2/24/2020
IImage: President Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 All in the Family: The Realignment of American Democracy Since the 1960s, by Robert O. Self (https://www.amazon.com/Robert-O-Self/e/B001KEA5O6/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) . Paperback – September 17, 2013 In the 1960s, Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and War on Poverty promised an array of federal programs to assist working-class families. In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan declared the GOP the party of "family values" and promised to keep...

Duration:00:10:43

4/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Works Progress Administration (WPA) poster promoting the LaGuardia Airport project (1937) The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Michael+Hiltzik) . Traber Burns (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Traber+Burns) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:10:03

3/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Of 1933, Walter Lippmann (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Lippmann) famously noted: “At the end of February we were a congeries of disorderly panic-stricken mobs and factions. In the hundred days from March to June we became again an organized nation confident of our power to provide for our own security and to control our own destiny.” Here: Rexford G Tugwell (“Rex”), a major figure in the New Deal. The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik...

Duration:00:13:18

2/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Harry Hopkins talks with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Delano_Roosevelt) at Saki (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saky) before setting out to Yalta (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yalta) . The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Michael+Hiltzik) . Traber Burns...

Duration:00:09:40

1/4 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik @hiltzikm.

2/23/2020
Image: Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt with their first two children, 1908 The New Deal: A Modern History, by Michael Hiltzik (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_1?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Michael+Hiltzik) . Traber Burns (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_audible_2?ie=UTF8&search-alias=audible&field-keywords=Traber+Burns) (Narrator), Blackstone Audio, Inc....

Duration:00:10:54